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Corral shines for Mexico at CONCACAF qualifying

Corral shines for Mexico at CONCACAF qualifying

Jennifer Gordon October 31, 2014 2

Mexico’s women’s national team found itself in a position in the CONCACAF Women’s Championship that few would have predicted prior to the tournament. On three separate occasions, the team needed a result to reach

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Lloyd shines brightest at World Cup qualifying

Lloyd shines brightest at World Cup qualifying

Jeff Kassouf October 27, 2014 40

PHILADELPHIA – Playing about 35 minutes from her hometown, Carli Lloyd capped off a worldly CONCACAF Women’s Championship on Sunday with a pair of trophies: the team trophy for the United States’ triumph and

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Jamaica hopeful of building off CWC performance

Jamaica hopeful of building off CWC performance

Jennifer Gordon October 27, 2014 1

After Tuesday night’s loss to Mexico, which eliminated the Jamaican national team from contention in CONCACAF Women’s Championship and a chance to play in the World Cup, there was obviously a feeling of disappointment.

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Life after CONCACAF: Major tests still await USWNT on road to World Cup

Life after CONCACAF: Major tests still await USWNT on road to World Cup

Jeff Kassouf October 26, 2014 26

PHILADELPHIA – There was a candid moment on Sunday evening at PPL Park on the banks of the Delaware River, just before the United States women’s national team lifted their trophy for winning the

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2014: Costa Rican soccer’s coming-out party

2014: Costa Rican soccer’s coming-out party

Jeff Kassouf October 26, 2014 10

PHILADELPHIA – There were a few tears shed on Friday at PPL Park. There had to be, after all. Costa Rica had just qualified for a Women’s World Cup for the first time ever.

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Wide play taking shape for USWNT at qualifying

Wide play taking shape for USWNT at qualifying

Jeff Kassouf October 25, 2014 41

PHILADELPHIA – It’s all about the process, U.S. women’s national team coach Jill Ellis reiterates. The process of qualifying for the World Cup. The process of developing the team’s play and system. The process

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Cuellar on resting players: ‘Hopefully it works’

Cuellar on resting players: ‘Hopefully it works’

Dan Lauletta October 24, 2014 15

PHILADELPHIA  —  He didn’t exactly say it, but he may as well have.  Mexico coach Leo Cuellar was faced with a fascinating choice Friday night at PPL Park.  He could play his absolute best

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Waldrum after loss:  ‘I believe we will qualify’

Waldrum after loss: ‘I believe we will qualify’

Dan Lauletta October 24, 2014 4

PHILADELPHIA — It was equal parts heartbreaking and heartwarming.  Trinidad and Tobago’s head coach Randy Waldrum sat at the podium following a gut-wrenching loss in penalty kicks to Costa Rica, and restated his firm

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Confident Costa Rica one win from first World Cup

Confident Costa Rica one win from first World Cup

Jeff Kassouf October 24, 2014 1

PHILADELPHIA — Costa Rica has never qualified for a Women’s World Cup, but the Ticas are one win away from doing so in what has already been a historic tournament for the country. And

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Rampone set for historic 300th USWNT appearance

Rampone set for historic 300th USWNT appearance

Jeff Kassouf October 24, 2014 10

PHILADELPHIA — Defender Christie Rampone is set to make her 300th appearance for the United States women’s national team in Friday’s World Cup qualifying semifinal against Mexico, a feat only one other player in

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